OPINION AND ORDER, State of New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division Third Judicial Department
In the Matter of NORSE ENERGY
TOWN OF DRYDEN et al.,
May 2, 2013
Judge Philip Rumsey’s Landmark Decison Upholding the Town of Dryden’s Right to Prohibit Fracking
The first court test of the limits of the preemption clause in ECL 23.
“Nowhere in the legislative history… is there any suggestion that the legislature… to preempt local zoning authority.” February 21, 2012
Dryden’s Zoning Ordinances That Prohibit Fracking
Dryden’s ordinances explicitly prohibit any and all activities associated with shale gas extraction. All were upheld by the State Supreme Court with the exception of the invalidation of permits issued by the state.
Anschutz Exploration Corp vs Town of Dryden Lawsuit (Petition and Complaint)
BRIEF OF RESPONDENTS-DEFENDANTS-RESPONDENTS TOWN OF DRYDEN AND TOWN OF DRYDEN TOWN BOARD
BRIEF OF RESPONDENTS-DEFENDANTS-RESPONDENTS
TOWN OF DRYDEN AND TOWN OF DRYDEN TOWN BOARD
Filed by Earthjustice on behalf of TOWN OF DRYDEN AND TOWN OF DRYDEN TOWN BOARD,
DRYDEN RESOURCES AWARENESS COALITION. Norse Energy is appealing the 2012 lower court decsion which upheld the fracking prohibition in the town.
Anschutz vs Dryden Amicus Brief by Earthjustice
Deoborah Goldberg and Bridget Lee filling dated 10/31/2011
Anschutz vs Dryden: Affidavit in Support of Motion to Appear as Amicus Curiae
Affidavit from Roxanne Marino, Supervisor of the Town of Ulysses
Anschutz vs Dryden: Affidavit of Support of Motion to Appear as Amicus Curiae
Affidavit of John J. Henry, Esq. Partner of Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP Nov 1, 2011
Anschutz vs Dryden: Memorandum of Law of Proposed Amicus Curiae Town of Ulysses
Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, LLP dated 11/1/2011 Anschutz Exploration Corp vs Town of Dryden
MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN SUPPORT OF MOTION TO INTERVE OF DRYDEN RESOURCES AWARENESS COALITION AND IN OPPOSITION TO THE PETITION/COMPLAINT
MEMORANDUM OF LAW AMICI CURIAE OF NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL, INC et al.
IN the matter of ANSCHUTZ EXPLORATION CORPORATION,Petitioner-Plaintiff,
-against- TOWN OF DRYDEN AND TOWN OF DRYDEN TOWN BOARD
Memorandum of Law Amici Curiae of Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. et al.
Living in Dryden
Blog by a Dryden resident.